Joseph H. DoVale, 71, died Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at the Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton, after a period of failing health. He was the husband of the late Genevieve (Correia) DoVale. Born and raised on the island of Madeira in Portugal, he came to the US in 1961, at age 14, and settled in Stoughton. He attended Stoughton Schools. Joe was a longtime resident of Stoughton and also lived in Canton. He worked at Corcoran Shoe in Stoughton for many years and later worked for several area businesses in different positions. He was a member of the Taunton Sports Club, the Taunton Eagles and The Ward 5 Club, all in Taunton and the Portuguese National Club in Stoughton. He was an avid soccer player who, in his free time, enjoyed playing cards, pool and shuffleboard, and also enjoyed spending time with family and friends.
Mr. DoVale is survived by his daughter, Lisa M. DoVale-Fonseca and her husband Steven, and his granddaughter, Brinsley Fonseca all of Dighton. He was the son of Conceicao (Coelho) DoVale of Stoughton and the late Manuel DoVale. Joe was the brother of Anthony DoVale and his wife Mary, Mary Correia and her husband Jordan and Dennis DoVale and his wife Susan, all of Stoughton, Charles DoVale and his wife Marie of Plymouth and Benny DoVale and his wife Maria of Taunton. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and his former wife Teresa Luongo of Taunton.
A Funeral Mass will be held celebrated in the Immaculate Conception Church, 122 Canton St. (Rte. 27), Stoughton on Tuesday, June 18, at 10 AM. Visiting Hours omitted. Interment will follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemtery, Stoughton. Arrangements by Farley Funeral Home, Stoughton.